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    Brand Name: ZORAC

    Generic Name: Tazarotene

    Generic for Zorac* (Tazarotene) is a topical gel/cream used to treat psoriasis, facial acne, fine wrinkles on the face, and noncancerous freckles. Generic for Zorac* is a derivative of vitamin A, which may improve the appearance of the skin. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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What is Generic for Zorac* used for?

Generic for Zorac* (Tazarotene) is a topical gel/cream used to treat psoriasis, facial acne, fine wrinkles on the face, and noncancerous freckles. Generic for Zorac* is a derivative of vitamin A, which may improve the appearance of the skin.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Zorac*?

The dosage of Generic for Zorac* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician?s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Zorac*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to apply Generic for Zorac* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Zorac*?

Any medication applied in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Zorac*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Zorac*?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Zorac*

Usually drug interactions occur when it is used with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Zorac*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Also, tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks containing caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Zorac*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Zorac* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Zorac* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Zorac* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Zorac* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Zorac* can cause side effects such as skin burning, stinging, peeling, tingling, itching, swelling, redness, and dryness. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Zorac*

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Zorac*?

Is it possible for me to apply Generic for Zorac* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I apply Generic for Zorac*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Zorac*?
How will Generic for Zorac* work in my body?
How should Generic for Zorac* be applied?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Zorac* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Zorac* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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